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From a design standpoint, Allied Blower & Sheet Metal Ltd. (“Allied”) was quite excited to work on the Lakeland project. Following the tragic events at Lakeland and Babine, Allied felt that a re-think of our combustible dust designs was in order. To meet this objective, five different new approaches to design for managing the risk...
When it comes to tree cover loss, the spotlight usually rests on midlatitude hot spots like Brazil and Indonesia, where agriculture, logging and other development have threatened the existence of rainforests for years. But an analysis released today by a Washington, D.C.-based think tank reveals that people worried about the world's forests...
Next-generation machines inspired by customer feedback MOLINE, Ill. (April 1, 2015) — Loggers need machines that work as long and hard as they do, and John Deere is at the forefront in developing equipment solutions to make their job easier – and more productive – than ever before through the launch of new L-Series Wheeled...

Guest Columns

Like all forests, all wood supply chains are different. Some are longer and more complex than others, but one thing...
Are my wood costs too high? This is an age old question, often posed rhetorically. I am sure that all of us— from...
Spring break-up is fast approaching. Most of us are very familiar with the oldies song, “Breakin’ Up Is...
Recently the media has reported on release of the sequel to the infamously flawed "carbon debt" argument,...
The science dialogue is heating up on biomass as policy makers in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere seek to...

Industry News

Across the US, tens of millions of acres of forests and watersheds are in need of restoration. Resilient landscapes provide integral resources and services to ecosystems and communities. From water...
Two of the country's largest unions in the pulp and paper sector have agreed to work jointly in the next round of pulp and paper bargaining in Western Canada. Unifor and the Pulp, Paper, and...
State officials are concerned about the future of Connecticut's pine trees as a destructive beetle from the south makes its first appearance in the state. The Southern Pine Beetle was found in...
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and its members understand and embrace the value and importance of managing Canada's forests responsibly. Canada has the second largest forest...
By Katie Fletcher | Biomass Magazine Groupe Savoie Inc., a hardwood products supplier in New Brunswick, Canada, recently announced that it plans to double the volume dedicated to the domestic side of...
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) announced its strong endorsement of the Alliance forêt boréale call for a working group to address recent issues regarding some Forest Stewardship...

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Sponsored by Evergreen Foundation

Mead-Westvaco honors its commitment to wildlife in many ways. On the company’s 3,400-acre Wildlife Management Unit near Wickliffe, Kentucky, rye grass – a favorite with deer - was planted between rows of cottonwood. Unbelievable as it may seem, these 110-foot tall trees are just 17 years old.